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Rod & Line

(formerly Commercial Inn)

Church Road
PL12 5HW

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Opening Times

MondayMidday - Midnight
TuesdayMidday - Midnight
WednesdayMidday - Midnight
ThursdayMidday - Midnight
FridayMidday - Midnight
SaturdayMidday - Midnight
SundayMidday - Midnight



About the Pub

This former coaching inn off the road from Cornwall to Plymouth is now largely a dining and accommodation operation, although you are still welcome to go in for a drink or two. The L-shaped bar is open-plan, with wood parquet flooring, a stone open fireplace, and a slate floor at the rear of the pub. The guest beer are generally St Austell Hicks (HSD) or (sometimes in summer) Blue Anchor's Spingo Middle; food is available all day. Live musical entertainment on Saturdays ranges through Irish, blues and indy, and an occasional beer festival is held in a marquee in front of the pub. One-time owners Plymouth Breweries held a competition to change the pub name in 1965, as it was then called the Commercial which was deemed rather boring. The winning name pertains to activities on the nearby River Tiddy. The locals play euchre and darts in the pub, as well as taking part in shooting parties and, of course, fishing.

Regular cask ales

This pub serves 1 regular beer.

  • St Austell Tribute

Changing cask ales

This pub serves 2 changing beers.

Changing beers typically include:

  • St Austell Hicks

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  • RealAle Real Ale Available
  • Cider Real Cider Available


  • LunchtimeMeals Lunchtime Meals
  • EveningMeals Evening Meals
  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Parking Parking
  • DogFriendly Dog Friendly
  • FamilyFriendly Family Friendly
  • Accommodation Accommodation

    4 rooms.

  • LiveMusic Live Music
  • RealFire Real Fire
  • Smoking Smoking Area
  • WiFi Wifi

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Rod & Line

Church Road
PL12 5HW

Sat Nav Reference

50.414596, -4.327013

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  • <Bus Close to Bus Routes

Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

Plymouth CityBus: 11; 72

Cordwawg (E-bound), corgdmjw (W-bound.


Just off A38

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